a.1.Of or pertaining to the soul; psychical.
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But all excitements are, through a psychal necessity, transient.
The discourse of colonialism has been framed variously as a form of hegemony (Mamdani 1996, Chatterjee 1989); as a form of psychal displacement--with its interstial, liminal and hybridizing potentials (Bhabha); as an imperial discourse of power and domination (Said), and even as a form of colonial desire (Young).
at one of those early parties [at Paul Rosenfeld's] I met that handsome bullyboy, Ernest Hemingway, tall, rosy-cheeked, still beardless, and got a clue to the psychal injury that had permanently lamed him when I found that in the first few minutes of our conversation he began describing to me the black opalescence of dead bodies that had been putrefying on a battlefield.